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English definition of “there's nowt so queer as folk”

there's nowt so queer as folk

UK informal saying
said to emphasize that people sometimes behave in a very strange wayStrange, suspicious and unnatural
(Definition of there's nowt so queer as folk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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